The 13th Floor

Films 

School’s In Session! Filmmaking Tips From LIGHTS OUT/ANNABELLE: CREATION Director David Sandberg

One of my favorite episodes of the Shock Waves podcast that we did was with filmmaker David F. Sandberg, the director of LIGHTS OUT and the upcoming ANNABELLE: CREATION. A big part of it was because of his story, and the way he approaches making his scary short films which led directly into his big […]

Films 

Tales From The Horror Trenches With WISH UPON Director John Leonetti On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

The entire Shock Waves gang is back! Join Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Ryan Turek and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Ryan gives us the scoop on “Slashback Video,” an upcoming immersive VHS inspired event! Movie-wise, Bekah checked out THE BONEYARD, THE UNTAMED, WISHMASTER and VIRUS. Ryan watched […]

Films 

CONJURING THE WITCH’S DOLL Could Be The Knock Off You Were Waiting For!

There’s something to be said of “knock-off” movies. Sure, to an extent, Roger Corman did it riding off the wave of success on movies like STAR WARS and JAWS. But in recent years, there’s stuff coming out of the Asylum that’s intentionally meant to sort of trick you into renting or buying it. If you’re […]

Films 

From Broke to Blockbuster: Indie Directors That Deserve Studio Films

We live in the age of the remake, sequel, prequel and spin-off. Fans like us have to delve deep into the smaller independent circuits to find new and original horror films and we drudge through a lot of crap, but we do happen upon some gems from some really cool new talented filmmakers. Lately there’s been […]

Films 

James Wan, David Leslie Johnson Returning For THE CONJURING 3

Big things are happening as THE CONJURING universe continues to expand! ANNABELLE: CREATION hits theaters this August 11th. THE NUN is scheduled for next July 13th, 2018. And THE CROOKED MAN spin-off was also recently announced. But, can’t beat the originals as helmed by modern master of horror James Wan. Deadline reports that New Line […]

Films 

New ANNABELLE: CREATION Trailer Expands On THE CONJURING Universe!

It’s late in the evening, so what better time to sneak out a surprise trailer for what looks to be another winner for the New Line Cinema team. We’ve gotten a few glimpses of the upcoming ANNABELLE sequel ANNABELLE: CREATION, but this new trailer delivers a lot of scares! And early word from tonight’s advance […]

Films 

Yet Another CONJURING 2 Spin-Off Is Coming, This Time With THE CROOKED MAN!

THE CONJURING franchise is quite a strange beast. What started out as an old-school haunted house horror film by James Wan, based upon the real life exploits of Ed & Lorraine Warren has expanded into New Line Cinema’s own little “shared” universe, something that other studio franchises are so desperately trying to make happen. And yet, […]

Films 

In Light of GLASS, Here Are Five Realistic Horror Crossovers We’d Love to See

M. Night Shyamalan is preparing to make a cinematic decision that is going to open floodgates, new fans pouring in at an uncontrollable rate, while those of us who’ve spent a great number of years following Shyamalan’s work still stand confidently behind the man. Today may be the very best time to climb back on […]

Films 

Annabelle Returns! Here’s The Brand New Trailer For ANNABELLE: CREATION

Here we go! Hot on the heels of yesterday cool little teaser showing the actual construction of the Annabelle doll, now comes the brand new full length trailer! Without further ado! LIGHT OUTS director David Sandberg helms this latest incarnation which arrives in theaters August 11th, 2017! Check out the previous trailer right here. Listen […]

Films 

ANNABELLE 2 Teases New Trailer For Tomorrow; Now Titled ANNABELLE: CREATION!

Warner Brothers is on a roll this week! They kicked it off by teasing some images from their upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, followed by the poster on Tuesday and then the full on trailer on Wednesday. Seems like they’re doing the same for the new CONJURING spin-off sequel ANNABELLE 2, now titled ANNABELLE: […]

Toys 

The 12 Coolest Horror Collectibles At Toy Fair

This past week, just about every toy company in the continental United States converged on New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center for Toy Fair. While the long-running event offers buyers and press the opportunity to see upcoming products, the best part of the event is showing off the cool action figures, statues and other […]

Films 

Discussing The Art of The Horror Short With LIGHTS OUT Director David Sandberg!

In episode 40 of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, the gang discuss the sudden rise in horror themed board games! Ryan reports back on A CURE FOR WELLNESS, the new POPCORN Blu-Ray and DEMON KNIGHT. […]

Films 

CONJURING 2 Spin-Off Film THE NUN Lands Its Director!

This just in. Since the massive success of THE CONJURING 2, it was announced shortly after that New Line would be moving forward on yet another spin-off from THE CONJURING franchise by doing a stand-alone feature revolving around the terrifying “Nun.” Now, it looks like they’ve landed their director. According to Deadline, Corin Hardy (THE […]